Viewer release summaries 2014: week 8

Updates for the week ending: February 23rd, 2014

This summary is published every Monday and is a list of SL viewer / client releases (official and TPV) made during the previous week. When reading it, please note:

  • It is based on my Current Viewer Releases Page, a list of  all Second Life viewers and clients that are in popular use (and of which I am aware), and which are recognised as adhering to the TPV Policy
  • By its nature, this summary will always be in arrears
  • The Viewer Round-up Page is updated as soon as I’m aware of any releases / changes to viewers & clients, and should be referred to for more up-to-date information
  • The Viewer Round-up Page also includes comprehensive links to download pages, blog notes, release notes, etc., as well as links to any / all reviews of specific viewers / clients made within this blog.

Official LL Viewers

  • Current Release version: no change
  • Release channel cohorts (See my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
    • HTTP RC updated on February 19th to version – core updates: DNS look ups changed; improvements to mesh uploads / downloads (download and release notes)
    • Maintenance RC updated on February 18th to version – core updates: assorted MAINT fixes (download and release notes)
  • Project viewers:
    • No updates

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers


  • Kokua updates to version on February 18th – core updates: parity with LL code base through to 3.7.1; FmodEx implemented for Windows; “scene refresh” option in Graphics Preferences (helps with missing prims issue); Opensim variable region sizes & Aurora sim regions support; more (release notes)
  • Restrained Love viewer (Windows) updated to version on February 22nd – core updates:  (release notes) – party with LL 3.7.1 codebase; RLV updates (release notes)


  • Cool VL Stable version updated to; Experimental version to and Legacy version to all on February 22nd – core updates: backports of assorted updates from LL code base to all three versions (release notes)

Mobile / Other Clients

  • Group Tools updated to version on February 20th – core updates: unknown, but possibly includes support for the new Group Tools Cleaner, released on February 21st and which helps with Group Tools clean installs (download page)

Additional TPV Resources

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One thought on “Viewer release summaries 2014: week 8

  1. Wow, open sim variable region sizes (some that only aurora used to have!) i need to check that, having a region of the size of 500 sl sims without constrains is something (together with the bullet physics engine) that it will mmake me go back for sure to osgrid!


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